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The Make it Snappy Experiment, hosted by Nick Snapp and the Snappy Team, gives you real-world experiments and case studies from online experts, to help you QUICKLY test your online product ideas, your marketing strategies and even your approach to scaling your business online.

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The Make it Snappy Experiment, hosted by Nick Snapp and the Snappy Team, gives you real-world experiments and case studies from online experts, to help you QUICKLY test your online product ideas, your marketing strategies and even your approach to scaling your business online.

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The intro!

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I love the intro! Jasmine’s voice is what makes the show! WHOO HOO! Signed, Terel Key

Excellent Vibe

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The shows is real and the hosts are engaged.

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The intro!

By terelkey - Sep 20 2018
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I love the intro! Jasmine’s voice is what makes the show! WHOO HOO! Signed, Terel Key

Excellent Vibe

By duece duece - Feb 09 2018
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The shows is real and the hosts are engaged.

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The Make it Snappy Productivity Show

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The Make it Snappy Experiment, hosted by Nick Snapp and the Snappy Team, gives you real-world experiments and case studies from online experts, to help you QUICKLY test your online product ideas, your marketing strategies and even your approach to scaling your business online.

138 - How to Side Hustle the RIGHT way (w/ Tracey Minutolo)

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What does it REALLY take to start a hustle on the side? Should you even try? Tracey Minutolo, side hustler expert gives us the inside scoop. We talk about how she got started into side hustling and why she decided to start helping others do the same. She gives advice to her former self - what she wishes she knew when she started side hustling - and tells us about her iterative feedback process with Snappier. (Spoiler - Tracey’s been doing agile and she didn’t even know it!)

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Tracey also tells us about how she uses time buckets with six categories - you’ll have to listen to the episode to learn what they are and how to use them for yourself! She leaves us with an amazing challenge to track our time. Are you up for it?

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May 02 2018

36mins

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140 - The Case for Doing Things Differently (w/Josh Haynam)

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You’re thinking about giving it all up...this is it. What will you do?

Josh Haynam, founder of the hugely successful tech company Interact, tells us all about how his small, struggling tech startup changed everything through simple routines. By making changes in his processes and how he and his team approached work, they finally busted through and started seeing results. Now his company Interact, a tool that lets you create quizzes to grow your email list, drive sales, and increase your social media presence is a massive success with over 50,000 customers!  

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Nick and Brittany discuss what it’s like to be in those hard moments and how to get back on track. Josh has seen the ups and downs and learned how to stay focused on processes that enhance creativity, rather than limit it! Josh also tells us a little more about how he’s used agile at Interact! You won’t want to miss this episode!

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May 16 2018

36mins

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142 - Tools for Front-End Thinking (w/Zachary Sexton)

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Oh, how we LOVE tools, but HATE goodbyes!

Whether you're into side hustling or you're a full-time consultant, trainer or freelancer, it's important to know the shortcuts that actually matter. There are so many tools, such an abundance of resources for making the best use of your time and our guest, Zach Sexton gives us some straight-up wisdom about tools he recommends that make the biggest difference in productivity.

A little about Zach, he loves to teach and share exciting tools, systems and resources that he's learned about over the years. He teaches what he needs to learn the most. As a former disorganized, all-over-the-place person, after he found systems and tools to keep himself on track he realized how much more effective he could be. Now Zach's made a career of sharing those productive ideas and concepts with his clients.

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Brittany and Nick talk to Zack about his productivity journey, from his time as a disorganized person to a productivity expert and he really gives us amazing tips on what kind of tools and processes he used to help him to plan things better and not have to rely on keeping everything in his head. We even get a chance to talk about his experience with agile and how to use story points to plan your work more effectively. We also learned how Zack made the transition from full time employee to solopreneur and what that was like!

Lastly, Brittany and Nick make a special announcement you may not like, but definitely need to hear...enjoy Snappy Nation!

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May 30 2018

42mins

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145 - Diving in a New Direction (Deep Dives w/ Sharlene and Snappy Dee)

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Let's not jump the gun here. Productivity will always be important but perhaps there's an even better focus for our brand and community? Our founder, Nick Snapp comes from a background in engineering and professional project management so the concept of time and productivity was a natural fit for an online component. As time went on, the needs of our community began to change so we changed along with it...

Jun 28 2018

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147 - Market Research for Course Idea Validation (Deep Dive w/Hazel June)

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When it comes to validating your idea for an online course, there's a right way and a wrong way to do it. In this episode of The Deep Dives Lab, Snappy Dee reports on a conversation he has with expert course creator, Hazel June, on what it means to thoroughly validate your course idea before bringing it to market. 

Jul 25 2018

12mins

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143 - 5 Takeaways for Staying Motivated (Deep Dives w/ Sharlene and Snappy Dee)

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Josh Haynam joined the Make it Snappy Productivity Show as a guest for episode 140, The Case for Doing Things Differently, where he decoded the blueprint behind the success of his company, Interact and how after repeated shortcomings, he was able to stay motivated and implement routines to grow his company and build his brand.

Motivation is defined as "the general desire or willingness of someone to do something." Having the desire to do something is half the battle while physically getting it done is the real challenge. We examine five tactics that everyone can use to find the motivation they need to get ahead in business and their personal lives. Nobody feels motivated every moment of every single day, but being able to channel motivation when you need it most can be the difference between where you are and where you want to be.

In this episode, Sharlene and Snappy Dee go over five sure-fire ways to bring back the motivation you need to overcome your hurdles and reach your goals. Some of them seem obvious, and others not so much. Take a listen to find out if any of these tips can work for you!

Jun 13 2018

18mins

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144 - Why Rebrand the Podcast? (w/Nick Snapp)

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Rebranding Make it Snappy has been something our team has been working on since Brittany initially let us know she was leaving the show. We had to re-group, take a step back and really think about the purpose of the podcast, how we can serve you as listeners and honestly, whether it made sense to continue podcasting…can’t wait to tell you the whole story!

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Thank you for being patient with us Snappy Nation, we have some incredible content headed your way and some really snappy music!

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Jun 20 2018

18mins

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139 - Deep Dives With Sharlene and Snappy Dee Episode 1

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Join us as The Make It Snappy Productivity Show expands to its new segment, Deep Dives with Sharlene and Snappy Dee. This is a short episode where we officially introduce our new hosts and give a sneak peek into what you can expect from the new team going forward. Deep Dives aims to be an interactive segment that Dives Deeper into how to be productive with thought-provoking insights and takeaways from its co-hosts.

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May 09 2018

13mins

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141 - What’s a Time Bucket? (Deep Dive w/Sharlene & Snappy Dee)

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Welcome to the second episode of Deep Dives with Sharlene and Snappy Dee!!! This week our "snappy" duo examines one of the best takeaways from Tracey Minutolo’s previous episode, "138 - How To Start A Side Hustle the Right Way."

Tracey shows us how to effectively manage our time plan out projects and categorize tasks necessary for building a successful side hustle. In this episode, Sharlene and Snappy Dee take a close look at each of these specialized time buckets and offers resources to get the most out of your time.

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When it comes to getting tasks done to keep you growing side hustle on track, it can be overwhelming. Knowing where to spend your time and what deserves your attention requires a good system. As budding side hustlers, Sharlene and Snappy Dee examine each time bucket touching on the topics of planning, administrative, client duties, marketing, outreach and personal development along with some bonus buckets to glue everything together.

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May 24 2018

42mins

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148 - Why Analog is BETTER than Digital for Online Business

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7-Figures in 7-Weeks...do you REALLY believe that?

I'm so tired of the guru-marketing hype. Can you make 7-figures? Absolutely! Can you do it in 7-weeks? Ummm...let's check ourselves for a few moments before I answer that question.

There are a lot of sleazy people out there trying to sell you the idea of creating a 7-figure passive income stream with ease. The reality is, this take A LOT of work...totally possible, many have done it, but you need to be on your A-Game and there’s a lot that goes into it.

It all starts with testing and validating your online course or product idea. Validating doesn’t mean getting people to say “yes,” they’ll buy, it means getting people to pull out their wallets and purchase your idea. It’s totally doable, and I’ll walk you through the process that I’ve developed and continue to refine to achieve results.

It’s all about testing here on The Make it Snappy Experiment and I’m honored to have been interviewed by my new co-host Brook Borup. Let’s have some fun today and if you listen all the way through....we’ve got an amazing challenge for you that will totally skyrocket your productivity at work! Make sure you join the Facebook group to get in on the action!

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Aug 01 2018

54mins

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146 - What the Online Gurus Don’t Tell You (w/Brook Borup)

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With so much education available online these days, all the gurus telling you how to make it online, there are some things you should know to avoid getting taken advantage of. With neraly 200 clients and a growing team of virtual powerhouse assistants, Brook Borup is an expert in the virtual space and we dive into how to avoid common pitfalls if you’re an independent consultant/contractor, trainer or freelancer. We also talk about some amazing tools, Brook is always on the cutting edge of what’s out there to make things easier for you online and she goes through some great tools for you to be more effective online.

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We also have some really snappy announcements for you about Brook’s involvement with the show and a new focus for the quarter!

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Jul 04 2018

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136 - Overcoming Team Pushback (with Andrea Fryrear)

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Andrea Fryrear, agile marketing expert knows how to overcome resistance to change. When implementing something new at work, like agile methodology, the old dogs can get cranky! They don’t like to be taught new tricks, but what they don’t know is that agile is not a trick. It’s a method for getting results. Andrea got her start in agile when she started hearing about it from her software developer husband, and recognized there’s application to her role in marketing. She soon started applying agile with her marketing team, as well as her personal life. She talks about the biggest failure that can happen with agile, and how to prevent that. We also dive in Works-In-Progress limits and why they’re so important.

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The interview also includes insightful discussion related to personal agility and tools for implementing agile, both in teams and in personal life. You won’t want to miss this episode!

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Apr 18 2018

38mins

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134 - Tool Agnosticism & Time Wisdom

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Are you tool agnostic? Can you actually control time? Such words of wisdom come out of this conversation with Devon Scott, founder of Blue Fission Technology, where he consults with tech companies to help them with strategy and efficiency.

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Brittany and Nick talk to Devon about his childhood challenges with learning and getting things done and how what he’s learned is something that he applies even still in life.

We also discuss agile and how it help companies of all kinds, from tech companies to marketing agencies and more, to move faster and create better products. Devon shares his experience working with agile and this misconceptions that people have about it. We also talk about how it’s less important to have the right tool and is more important to have the right process. Devon ends with a special challenge that we’ll bet you’ve never tried before!

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Apr 04 2018

29mins

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133 - Taking a Project from Worst to Best (w/Peter Stevens)

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Have you ever stepped into a really bad project? It’s actually possible to turn it all around...to go from the worst project in the company to the best, and you can do it with agile. Nick and Brittany talk to Peter Stevens, Certified Scrum Trainer who has been inspiring companies and individuals to transform themselves to a better way of working. Peter tells about his first encounter with agile - when he didn’t even realize he was doing agile - all the way to what he’s doing today with coaching and writing a book.

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Peter’s main takeaway from all his years of experience is that “scrum works”. He shares his story of a project that was totally transformed from the worst project in the company to the best, just by implementing scrum and getting things done. He’s now focused on personal agility, which connects what you do with who you are.

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Mar 21 2018

37mins

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132 - Getting Personal with Agile (with Maria Matarelli)

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It’s not as hard to create the lifestyle you want as you may think it is.

Maria Matarelli is baaaack! Last time we talked about corporate agility - using agile at work. But this time we discuss so many things you can use agile for and how it’s a useful tool in your personal life, too. Maria shares her journey with personal agility and how it fueled her to where she is today, while still growing.

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Maria shares the framework for personal agility, and talks about how to figure out what matters in your life so you know where to focus. She also has some great goodies to giveaway, and ends with a challenge for us all.

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Mar 07 2018

36mins

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127 - What the Heck is Agile & Why Do I Care? (Part 1 of 3)

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Ever get frustrated with developing something that turns out a little too...meh?

Have you ever heard of AGILE?

Agile Methodology is an iterative way of developing projects, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration and teamwork.

It's a way to SUPER-CHARGE your productivity when starting a new project!

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This episode is the start of our 3-part series on Agile. We’re talking about incremental improvements on the show and we’re providing a quick crash course on a new way of thinking that can help you to do better work, and do it faster.

Agile is a methodology based on iterative development, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing cross-functional teams. It’s time-based with short cycles (last from 1-2 weeks), it’s project-focused, and it’s entirely based on feedback. You start small, put something out there, get feedback, and then make improvements from there. That’s the agile way!

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We also dive into what agile ISN’T: it’s not hiding in a conference room or behind your computer and building something out to completion with all the bells and whistles without showing anyone, and then suddenly releasing only to find it’s not what anyone actually wanted.

Why is agile better than the alternatives? If you’re not getting feedback and iterating, there’s a good change you’ll waste a lot of time and energy by building the wrong thing. It’s also really hard to make changes when you’ve fully developed something before showing someone. The agile process makes sure you’re being efficient with your time and energy, while also being effective to build something that people will actually use.

Jan 10 2018

36mins

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126 - Practical Ways to Make Small, Incremental Improvements

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The show is back, and we have a new co-host! But what are we going to be talking about? Incremental improvements, lean systems, and agile methodologies! But why? We start this episode by talking about why incremental improvements are so important. It’s easy to get caught up what’s the latest and greatest fad in productivity, but in reality, it’s those small 1% improvements that end up moving the needle and creating real lasting improvements in productivity. There’s not a lot of people who want to talk about those small improvements, but we do and we want to help you start making those small changes right now. JOIN THE FREE FACEBOOK GROUP: https://bit.ly/popgroup We also talk about our background and why we’re qualified to be talking about incremental improvements. Nick has a background in Lean and Six Sigma, and has experience with tracking data to use it to make better decisions. Brittany is a productivity nerd and is the go-to source for all things related to workplace productivity. She’s helped her marketing team go through a transition to agile and is the expert on automation and tools to help you get more done at work. FREE TEMPLATES TO 10X YOUR PRODUCTIVITY: http://makeitsnappyshow.com/templates

Jan 03 2018

21mins

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125 - The Big Comeback! Celebrating Two Years

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There’s no better way to celebrate two years of making it snappy… Then to re-lauch the show! it’s been six-months since we’ve been on hiatus and TWO YEARS since we first launched at midnight on Christmas Day of 2015. It’s been a really interesting year and I’m super-excited to kick off the podcast and keep it going for good! Out team has been in reflection mode: we’ve taking time to think about how to make this podcast great, how to keep it sustainable, and give you what you want to listen to. Even more, we’re not giving you an AMAZING co-host to drop some knowledge on you: Brittany Joiner of Project 1440. Previously on the podcast we released our “going on hiatus” Episode #122, where many of you didn’t believe we’d be back. It’s ok, you can admit it…you never thought you’d hear my voice again, right? So here’s what I’ve been doing over the last six months: My ONE Thing I took the time off to focus on my ONE thing, which was Snappier (link). I felt really scattered this summer, like I didn’t know how best to spend my time, and I had a bunch of things to figure out, both internally and externally. What I figured out is that my strengths are in helping people finish what they start. My brand is shifting from the productivity space into more of an accountability platform. You’ll see evidence of this in my Facebook group as well: Productive on Purpose: Accountability Dojo for Business Owners & Finishers (go to bit.ly/popgroup). The podcast will have a lot more focus on automation, delegation and all the cool tools available to help you be more productive. There will be a deep dive into things like Zapier, and agile methodology: practical application of all the theoretical concepts you hear on a day-to-day basis. It’s evident by the numbers…ya’ll love the tools! We decided to shift the focus from entrepreneurs and side hustlers to helping Corporate leaders make incremental improvements. This isn’t to say what we cover doesn’t apply to small business owners, but it won’t be the focus. In hindsight, I’m really grateful I was able to take this time off. It really did allow me to refresh and recalibrate everything I have going on. I thought and adjusted the podcast to better meet your needs; the things you said you wanted, the feedback I kept hearing over and over again and I brought in a fantastic co-host in Brittany Joiner to fill the the gaps where I fall short. New Podcast, New Co-host Brittany Joiner was on Make it Snappy back on Episode 91, where she explained her views on making every second count. Brittany has been a very active supporter of the show and I always enjoyed our interaction. I like her as a co-host because she’s passionate about productivity and she geeks out over tools. I’ve bee impressed by her work ethic and the way she practically applies productivity theory to every day life. She’s currently a Marketing Analyst for Causely, and when she’s not working on or studying productivity she’s into Crossfit and watching Parks & Recreation (she’s a real-life Lesley Nope). With her platform, Project 1440.com, she really walks the talk. She was in our test group for Snappier and the way she executes a plan she’s committed to is the better than I’ve seen from anyone. I’m ecstatic to welcome Brittany to the Make it Snappy Productivity Show (with Nick Snapp and Brittany Joiner 😃 )

Dec 22 2017

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119 - Building a Routine that Sticks (w/Romain Derrien)

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You’ve tried again and again to develop new habits… What’s the issue? What do you need to make them stick? I could go on and on for hours but I really like the approach my guest Romain Derrien takes in the frustrating world of creating habits that sticks. Romain has developed one of the best apps on the planet for making your morning routine, or any routine for that matter effective! It’s a brand new way to look at routines and I’m excited to share the knowledge with you. Romain grew up Paris but has been in London for 10 years. He’s passionate about mobile technology, so much so that he developed over 50 apps over the course of one year and he keeps making them better and better. He read a blog post early in his career from Carter Thomas about making apps and got hooked! For you, Snappy Nation, Romain is the man because he’s a productivity geek and he’s developed tools for himself for fun, that he’s now offering to you (for FREE), like his latest, Morning Routine: Daily Habit Tracker. Click here (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/morning-routine-daily-habit/id1050452180?mt=8) to grab it now for FREE. You’ll gain a ton of value from our conversation and if you stick around until the end, you’ll learn how to form new brain connections in a really interesting way through Romain’s challenge.

Jun 07 2017

49mins

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118 - Automate Anything with Bots (Special Guest Seth Louey)

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Did you know you can automate almost anything with these things called “bots?” Make it Snappy guest Seth Louey is on the cutting edge and is showing us how to do it. Seth is the CEO and Co-Founder of BotList.com, connecting humans to bots. He’s a lifetime entrepreneur and the 2016 Product Hunt Maker of the Year Nominee. Seth’s an everyday hustler and an inspirational human being. He’s one of the most giving, down-to-earth guests I’ve had on the show and I truly enjoyed our super-interesting conversation. We talked not only about bots, but also about where the technology is headed and what to expect over the next five to ten years. I asked Seth about society’s perspective on bots, security issues and we even got into journaling (of all things). Listen all the way through and take Seth up on his challenge for the Snappy Nation…to create your own bot! Check the show notes below for links on how to get it done so you can take a giant step towards automating your life through this exciting technology. Have you picked up our free Google Sheet templates yet? You want to delegate like a boss? You want to build epic online videos? Do all this and much more…grab them all right here (instantly): http://makeitsnappyshow.com/templates Interested in more of Make it Snappy? You can become a Patreon supporter for just $1/month and get access to Patron-only audio and other really cool perks for our fans. To learn more go to: http://makeitsnappyshow.com/patreon All the beautifully engineered, snappy show notes for this episode are located right here: http://makeitsnappyshow.com/podcast-episodes/118 Subscribe to Nick Snapp’s updates and receive his free guide on how to create over one hour per day at http://makeitsnappyshow.com/guide.

May 31 2017

52mins

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153 - What's the Purpose, Really?

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Sometimes you have the best intentions...yet, it still doesn’t work.  This episode is about taking a hard look in the mirror, and making the tough decision to say no.

The podcast has been up and down, branded and re-branded, an emotional roller coaster to say the least, and a ton of effort. So there comes a time where you have to be real with yourself, and your audience. That’s what Brook and Nick did on this episode of The Make it Snappy Experiment.

Oct 04 2018

44mins

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Combining Tasks to Save Time or Nah...

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For our second episode of the series, we thanked our guests from the first show, explained what we were up to, then asked a question for a second episode.

A long story short, We failed to verify or disprove our hypothesis.

We posted in multiple places and got crickets. Unable to get any sort of response to our questions, we tried shortening it up and re-posting to see what responses we got. Tune in to see the results!

Sep 15 2018

20mins

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151 - The Procrastination Hypothesis: What's Your Flavor? (w/Carey & Demir Bentley)

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Tomorrow should be easier than today.

Do you really believe that, or is it just an unattainable goal to pin on your refrigerator?  What if we came up with a hypothesis that if proven true, would exponentially improve everything you do in life and work?

What if there were something constantly picking at you that if exposed and conquered, would set you on a course for sustainable success in literally everything you do?

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We have the answer: procrastination. It’s a hypothesis that needs testing, and our guests today, Carey and Demir Bentley of Lifehack Bootcamp are a nationally-recognized productivity coaching team that have tested it all, have been through the procrastination gauntlet!

Carey and Demir have gotten to the bottom of why important things don’t get done and why intelligent people flounder. Discover all the goods in this episode Snappy Nation!

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Sep 06 2018

55mins

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150 - How and Why We Procrastinate (Deep Dive w/Brook & Dee)

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Brook Borup of My Clone Solution teams up with Snappy Dee to explore the hypothesis that coaches, consultants and entrepreneurs, will be more productive when they realize what they do when they’re procrastinating. It’s one thing to procrastinate but you might in over your head if you’re not even sure what you’re doing while you’re stalling! This week Brook and Dee poll different Facebook communities to explore what it is we’re doing when we’re procrastinating and what follow up with the experts to get their take on our sluggish habits.

Aug 30 2018

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149 - Let’s Be Real, There’s Nothing to Hide

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It’s time to get real...

We want to put it all out there for you. To show you what’s really going on behind the scenes of The Make it Snappy Experiment and the decisions we have to make to keep families fed, audiences engaged, and stress at bay.

Make sure you join the Facebook group to get in on the action!

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Aug 16 2018

29mins

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148 - Why Analog is BETTER than Digital for Online Business

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7-Figures in 7-Weeks...do you REALLY believe that?

I'm so tired of the guru-marketing hype. Can you make 7-figures? Absolutely! Can you do it in 7-weeks? Ummm...let's check ourselves for a few moments before I answer that question.

There are a lot of sleazy people out there trying to sell you the idea of creating a 7-figure passive income stream with ease. The reality is, this take A LOT of work...totally possible, many have done it, but you need to be on your A-Game and there’s a lot that goes into it.

It all starts with testing and validating your online course or product idea. Validating doesn’t mean getting people to say “yes,” they’ll buy, it means getting people to pull out their wallets and purchase your idea. It’s totally doable, and I’ll walk you through the process that I’ve developed and continue to refine to achieve results.

It’s all about testing here on The Make it Snappy Experiment and I’m honored to have been interviewed by my new co-host Brook Borup. Let’s have some fun today and if you listen all the way through....we’ve got an amazing challenge for you that will totally skyrocket your productivity at work! Make sure you join the Facebook group to get in on the action!

Need a boost? Check out our free tools to 10X YOUR EFFECTIVENESS ONLINE: makeitsnappyshow.com/templates

Aug 01 2018

54mins

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147 - Market Research for Course Idea Validation (Deep Dive w/Hazel June)

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When it comes to validating your idea for an online course, there's a right way and a wrong way to do it. In this episode of The Deep Dives Lab, Snappy Dee reports on a conversation he has with expert course creator, Hazel June, on what it means to thoroughly validate your course idea before bringing it to market. 

Jul 25 2018

12mins

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146 - What the Online Gurus Don’t Tell You (w/Brook Borup)

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With so much education available online these days, all the gurus telling you how to make it online, there are some things you should know to avoid getting taken advantage of. With neraly 200 clients and a growing team of virtual powerhouse assistants, Brook Borup is an expert in the virtual space and we dive into how to avoid common pitfalls if you’re an independent consultant/contractor, trainer or freelancer. We also talk about some amazing tools, Brook is always on the cutting edge of what’s out there to make things easier for you online and she goes through some great tools for you to be more effective online.

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We also have some really snappy announcements for you about Brook’s involvement with the show and a new focus for the quarter!

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Jul 04 2018

58mins

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145 - Diving in a New Direction (Deep Dives w/ Sharlene and Snappy Dee)

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Let's not jump the gun here. Productivity will always be important but perhaps there's an even better focus for our brand and community? Our founder, Nick Snapp comes from a background in engineering and professional project management so the concept of time and productivity was a natural fit for an online component. As time went on, the needs of our community began to change so we changed along with it...

Jun 28 2018

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144 - Why Rebrand the Podcast? (w/Nick Snapp)

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Rebranding Make it Snappy has been something our team has been working on since Brittany initially let us know she was leaving the show. We had to re-group, take a step back and really think about the purpose of the podcast, how we can serve you as listeners and honestly, whether it made sense to continue podcasting…can’t wait to tell you the whole story!

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Thank you for being patient with us Snappy Nation, we have some incredible content headed your way and some really snappy music!

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Jun 20 2018

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143 - 5 Takeaways for Staying Motivated (Deep Dives w/ Sharlene and Snappy Dee)

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Josh Haynam joined the Make it Snappy Productivity Show as a guest for episode 140, The Case for Doing Things Differently, where he decoded the blueprint behind the success of his company, Interact and how after repeated shortcomings, he was able to stay motivated and implement routines to grow his company and build his brand.

Motivation is defined as "the general desire or willingness of someone to do something." Having the desire to do something is half the battle while physically getting it done is the real challenge. We examine five tactics that everyone can use to find the motivation they need to get ahead in business and their personal lives. Nobody feels motivated every moment of every single day, but being able to channel motivation when you need it most can be the difference between where you are and where you want to be.

In this episode, Sharlene and Snappy Dee go over five sure-fire ways to bring back the motivation you need to overcome your hurdles and reach your goals. Some of them seem obvious, and others not so much. Take a listen to find out if any of these tips can work for you!

Jun 13 2018

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142 - Tools for Front-End Thinking (w/Zachary Sexton)

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Oh, how we LOVE tools, but HATE goodbyes!

Whether you're into side hustling or you're a full-time consultant, trainer or freelancer, it's important to know the shortcuts that actually matter. There are so many tools, such an abundance of resources for making the best use of your time and our guest, Zach Sexton gives us some straight-up wisdom about tools he recommends that make the biggest difference in productivity.

A little about Zach, he loves to teach and share exciting tools, systems and resources that he's learned about over the years. He teaches what he needs to learn the most. As a former disorganized, all-over-the-place person, after he found systems and tools to keep himself on track he realized how much more effective he could be. Now Zach's made a career of sharing those productive ideas and concepts with his clients.

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Brittany and Nick talk to Zack about his productivity journey, from his time as a disorganized person to a productivity expert and he really gives us amazing tips on what kind of tools and processes he used to help him to plan things better and not have to rely on keeping everything in his head. We even get a chance to talk about his experience with agile and how to use story points to plan your work more effectively. We also learned how Zack made the transition from full time employee to solopreneur and what that was like!

Lastly, Brittany and Nick make a special announcement you may not like, but definitely need to hear...enjoy Snappy Nation!

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May 30 2018

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141 - What’s a Time Bucket? (Deep Dive w/Sharlene & Snappy Dee)

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Welcome to the second episode of Deep Dives with Sharlene and Snappy Dee!!! This week our "snappy" duo examines one of the best takeaways from Tracey Minutolo’s previous episode, "138 - How To Start A Side Hustle the Right Way."

Tracey shows us how to effectively manage our time plan out projects and categorize tasks necessary for building a successful side hustle. In this episode, Sharlene and Snappy Dee take a close look at each of these specialized time buckets and offers resources to get the most out of your time.

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When it comes to getting tasks done to keep you growing side hustle on track, it can be overwhelming. Knowing where to spend your time and what deserves your attention requires a good system. As budding side hustlers, Sharlene and Snappy Dee examine each time bucket touching on the topics of planning, administrative, client duties, marketing, outreach and personal development along with some bonus buckets to glue everything together.

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May 24 2018

42mins

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140 - The Case for Doing Things Differently (w/Josh Haynam)

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You’re thinking about giving it all up...this is it. What will you do?

Josh Haynam, founder of the hugely successful tech company Interact, tells us all about how his small, struggling tech startup changed everything through simple routines. By making changes in his processes and how he and his team approached work, they finally busted through and started seeing results. Now his company Interact, a tool that lets you create quizzes to grow your email list, drive sales, and increase your social media presence is a massive success with over 50,000 customers!  

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Nick and Brittany discuss what it’s like to be in those hard moments and how to get back on track. Josh has seen the ups and downs and learned how to stay focused on processes that enhance creativity, rather than limit it! Josh also tells us a little more about how he’s used agile at Interact! You won’t want to miss this episode!

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May 16 2018

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139 - Deep Dives With Sharlene and Snappy Dee Episode 1

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Join us as The Make It Snappy Productivity Show expands to its new segment, Deep Dives with Sharlene and Snappy Dee. This is a short episode where we officially introduce our new hosts and give a sneak peek into what you can expect from the new team going forward. Deep Dives aims to be an interactive segment that Dives Deeper into how to be productive with thought-provoking insights and takeaways from its co-hosts.

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May 09 2018

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138 - How to Side Hustle the RIGHT way (w/ Tracey Minutolo)

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What does it REALLY take to start a hustle on the side? Should you even try? Tracey Minutolo, side hustler expert gives us the inside scoop. We talk about how she got started into side hustling and why she decided to start helping others do the same. She gives advice to her former self - what she wishes she knew when she started side hustling - and tells us about her iterative feedback process with Snappier. (Spoiler - Tracey’s been doing agile and she didn’t even know it!)

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Tracey also tells us about how she uses time buckets with six categories - you’ll have to listen to the episode to learn what they are and how to use them for yourself! She leaves us with an amazing challenge to track our time. Are you up for it?

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May 02 2018

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137 - Hosting a Virtual Summit for the First Time! (w/Sharlene Sobrepeña)

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Keeping your guiding core principles in an easy to access place could do a lot for us as we traverse life’s journey.

Sounds like we all need to take a page out of Sharlene’s book.

Sharlene Sobrepeña joins The Make It Snappy Productivity Show to share how she’s able to stay grounded to her values at all times while trying to achieve maximum efficiency in her daily life.

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Sharlene has hosted an online summit along with creating a value-based journal that’s meant to give you the clarity and direction you need in your daily life FREE TEMPLATES TO 10X YOUR PRODUCTIVITY: makeitsnappyshow.com/templates

Apr 26 2018

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136 - Overcoming Team Pushback (with Andrea Fryrear)

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Andrea Fryrear, agile marketing expert knows how to overcome resistance to change. When implementing something new at work, like agile methodology, the old dogs can get cranky! They don’t like to be taught new tricks, but what they don’t know is that agile is not a trick. It’s a method for getting results. Andrea got her start in agile when she started hearing about it from her software developer husband, and recognized there’s application to her role in marketing. She soon started applying agile with her marketing team, as well as her personal life. She talks about the biggest failure that can happen with agile, and how to prevent that. We also dive in Works-In-Progress limits and why they’re so important.

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The interview also includes insightful discussion related to personal agility and tools for implementing agile, both in teams and in personal life. You won’t want to miss this episode!

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Apr 18 2018

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135 - Stage Names & Live Event Accountability (w/ Dimitri Griffith)

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Getting live events off the ground and running smoothly doesn’t have to be as hard as you may think.

Dimitri Griffith joins the Make It Snappy Productivity Show for the first time to discuss accountability during live events. Brittany and Nick discuss with Dimitri what works, what doesn’t and how to provide the best support for your team before and during the event. Dimitri shares his journey to becoming more productive and the methods he used to get there and eliminate waste in the process.

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Dimitri shares some of the most overlooked methods when it comes to increasing your personal productivity along with the tools needed to launch a successful live event from start to finish.

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Apr 11 2018

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134 - Tool Agnosticism & Time Wisdom

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Are you tool agnostic? Can you actually control time? Such words of wisdom come out of this conversation with Devon Scott, founder of Blue Fission Technology, where he consults with tech companies to help them with strategy and efficiency.

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Brittany and Nick talk to Devon about his childhood challenges with learning and getting things done and how what he’s learned is something that he applies even still in life.

We also discuss agile and how it help companies of all kinds, from tech companies to marketing agencies and more, to move faster and create better products. Devon shares his experience working with agile and this misconceptions that people have about it. We also talk about how it’s less important to have the right tool and is more important to have the right process. Devon ends with a special challenge that we’ll bet you’ve never tried before!

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Apr 04 2018

29mins

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